Dan Brown is a graduate of, and has taught English at, Phillips Exeter Academy. "Digital Fortress "was inspired by the sudden presence of FBI agents on the Exeter campus because of a reported national security threat -- two students had sent an e-mail back and forth saying that Bill Clinton was a liar and should be shot.
"In this fast-paced, plausible tale, Brown blurs the line between good and evil enough to delight patriots and paranoids alike." -"Publishers Weekly" ""Digital Fortress" is the best and most realistic techno-thriller to reach the market in years... A chilling thrill a minute." -"The Midwest Book Review" ""Digital Fortress" is smart and reads with all the pace of a hit movie."" -"Larry Lasker," "Screenwriter," Wargames" and "Sneakers" "Exciting...will rivet cyber-minded readers." -"Booklist"